Gun control amendment to oversight bill fails

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Reintroduced by Rep. Todd YoungTodd Christopher YoungGOP chairman introduces bill to force 'comprehensive review' of US-Saudi relationship Meet the key Senate player in GOP fight over Saudi Arabia Congress needs to repeal the 2002 Iraq Authorization for Use of Military Force MORE (R-Ind.) in January, the REINS Act would force a congressional review of all major regulations that have an impact on the economy of $100 million or more.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteTop Republican releases full transcript of Bruce Ohr interview It’s time for Congress to pass an anti-cruelty statute DOJ opinion will help protect kids from dangers of online gambling MORE (R-Va.) said congressional oversight is necessary, even in the case of well-intentioned gun safety measures. He expressed concern that agencies could try to curtail Second Amendment protections.

A system in which bureaucrats impose rules on citizens is not what the framers of the Constitution would have wanted, Goodlatte said.